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A 2029 - Chiropractic Regulation Amendments - Key Vote

New Jersey Key Votes

Robert Gordon voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Chiropractic Regulation Amendments

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Chiropractic Regulation Amendments

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the use of the term "Doctor of Chiropractic" and/or "Chiropractic Physician" and defines the roles which are concerned under such title.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the performance of surgery through cutting by use of instruments or lasers (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the signing or certification of pre-employment screenings and/or references for other medical services (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the distribution of dietary or nutritional counseling and nutritional supplements after completing a 45-hour course of study on nutrition from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency (Sec. 1). -Establishes a licensed chiropractic to use the title of doctor, as long as this title is qualified by the words doctor of chiropractic, chiropractor or chiropractic physician (Sec. 3). -Requires licensed chiropractors to complete 30 credits of chiropractic education during each biennial registration period, except under reasons of hardship or for the first 12 months after a chiropractor is newly licensed (Sec. 5-9). -Establishes a first offense of a civil penalty of up to $500 and/or a designated number of additional hours of education for failure to complete courses, and a second offense penalty of professional misconduct (Sec. 9) -Requires chiropractors to maintain medical malpractice liability insurance (Sec. 10).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-4) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Chiropractic Regulation Amendments

Sponsors

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)

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